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. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >>
-2012 annual report of the san francisco local hiring policy for construction. >> [speaker not understood]. this item we would like to continue to the call of the chair. probably have a hearing about it in march, would like to do that. the 25th of march will be the third year anniversary of [speaker not understood] implementation. so, at that point we'll be looking at doing the assessment and we will give as recommendations for how we want to continue with the ordinance. right now it's supposed to ramp up 5% a year. we're looking at how we're meeting though targets and what makes sense moving forward for two years. that will be discussed at that hearing around that time. like to continue this item. >> we have a motion to continue this item to the call of the chair. >> second. >> we can do that without opposition. mr. clerk, are there any items? >> that completes the agenda for today. >> thank you. meeting adjourned. [adjourned] . >> golden gate parks largest body of water ska great labor for scrolling and picnicking and both miking which can both be rented at the boat house and the lake
. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >> reporter: the man who will head you have san
>>> good morning. a huge fire in san francisco's bay view district overnight. what investigators are telling us about the cause. >>> problems on the new bay bridge span. i'll tell you about the new bolts that have snapped and the meeting happens in hours. >>> today it's part two of the same sex marriage hearing. the case the united states supreme court will review this morning. >>> good morning. if you are driving on the to world famous golden gate bridge there are big changes today. we'll tell you what is going on. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we're ready. good morning, to you. it's wednesday, march 27th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. let's take care of weather and traffic starting with steve. a little cooler today than yesterday? >> about the same. we are focusing our attention for the upcoming weekend. today though 50s and 60s coast and bay. still clouds coming in. a few light showers well to the north. but overall very similar to yesterday's highs. inland mild to warm. coast not bad but a little cooler. here is sal. >>> good morning.
nancy pelosi of san francisco is making a new call for their repeal. in a new op-ed in "usa today", the congresswoman here writes, quote, doma and prop 8 are unconstitutional. neither measure meets the standards of our founding principles. both deserve to take their rightful place in history. >>> it is 6:17 now. we're hearing of a policy from former cia director david patraeus regarding the extra marital affair that led to his resignation. >> how deeply i regret and apologize for the circumstances that led to my resignation from the cia and caused such pain for my family, friends, and supporters. >> petraeus spoke before the reserve officer training corps in los angeles last night. he told the crowd that he knows he's seen in a different light now but will try to move forward with stronger values and make it up to loved ones. petraeus resigned in november after an affair with his biographer became public knowledge. >>> well the nation is about to get its first female secret service director. the president selected julia pearson for the post. she is a 30 y-year veteran and currentl
've got clouds in the sky. 57 degrees in san francisco. 64 in oakland, san jose. 66. now, another live view from a top mount tam. you can see it's misty and gray up there. these are the forecast features, we'll see partly to mostly cloudy skies during evening hours becoming mostly cloudy by tonight with areas of light mist and sprinkles. spotty showers in the morning and afternoon, partly sunny skies. mild in spots. we may have scattered showers. high temperatures reaching 70 in the sunniest inland locations tomorrow. >>> a truck hit a woman and young granddaughter this afternoon, this morning, rather. the vehicle struck about 7:30 this morning. the brand mother has mib minor injuries but the truck crushed the 7-year-old girl's foot. police say it's possible the girl will lose the foot. the truck driver stayed at the skpeen has not been charged. the victims fwhr a crosswalk when hit. >> a man was arrested yesterday for a super bowl ticket hoax that cost a hayward woman $5900. sharon osgood shared her story in jachblt she mailed money to a man advertising tickets on craig's list. she go
screamed family and neighbors rushed outside. >>> it is ground breaking day in san francisco for what will be the tallest tower on the west coast. mayor ed lie will be attending the area. the building that arrives at first and mission will be more than 1,000 feet high. construction though not set to be complete until 2016. >>> time now 6:08. let's get everybody out the door. what is happening on 880? >> it looks brett good so -- pretty good so far right now. you can see it's moving along very nicely. this is the time things change and at the bay bridge toll plaza we will see more cars coming through. they haven't turned the metering lights on right now but it should. if you are driving in san jose northbound 101 is getting busy. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very good morning everybody if you enjoyed yesterday you will like today. we have a very, very similar pattern. a decrease in the bridge. more of a southeast bridge. yesterday was a westerly breeze. somebody in the state is getting a little bit of rain. and a few light showers up
in the clergy. san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the cardinals will follow a strict daily ritual behind closed doors with two rounds of voting in the morning and two rounds of voting in the afternoon. a decision requiring a 2/3 majority plus one or 77 votes. once that happens, the public will be informed by white smoke from a chapel chimney and the ringing of the bells. if no pope is chosen for saturday, they will break for a day of prayer and reflection. the very latest on the selection of a new pope, including a slide show of the leading candidates. you can find it all under the conclave tab. catholic church is coming under scrutiny on how to spend money in the u.s. at 5:25, the loophole in legislation allowing the church to avoid full disclosure and why some groups say that's the problem. >>> a preschoolteacher has been accused of tieing up one of her students because the two-year- old refused to take a nap. john is live outside that preschool in pleasantton with the key piece of evidence the police say they have. john. >> reporter: frank, there is the center point pre
problems driving through. it's nice and early for your commute. this is a look at san francisco northbound 101 traffic is really light. let's go back to the desk. >>> we are following developing news in san francisco where two firefighters were injured fighting an apartment building fire. huge fire. it started just before 1:00 this morning in the bay view district. tara moriarty is there on the scene with more on why this fire was so hard to control. tara. >> reporter: we're here at mckin anyone and third street. part of this street is blocked off here. it took crews more than two hours to contain this fire. it got going pretty well because there was an exposed gas line and it took pg&e an hour and 15 minutes to turn it off. about two dozen people were able to escape their homes. they evacuated two buildings. flames broke out just before 1:00 this morning and everyone got out safely but it was a close call. residents say they heard alarms going off and people pounding on their door. >> crackling, sparks, little explosions from the wood or whatever and different stuff that is flammable. and
in san francisco where a man was hit by a bart train. >> reporter: it shut the station down for nearly two hours, and it had a domino effect. causing delays that stretched through the evening. the closure of the bart station at glen park led to frustration, and confusion. >> i have no idea what's going on. >> reporter: the problem started with an incident an the glen park station. >> we had a report of an individual that jumped in front of a train. upon arrival, we had a stopped train, we did a search of an area underneath it, and indeed found an individual. >> reporter: the city warned riders of delays. trains headed to daly city were turned back at 24th street. for more than an hour, trains did not stop at glen park. >> pretty far to the next bart station. >> i'm still trying to figure out what i'm going to do. >> reporter: camden green thought about calling a cab. >> i was getting ready to call my boss and inform them i was going to be late. >> reporter: just after 6:00, glen park's station reopened, and relieved passengers rushed toward the stalls, heading in and out. it did not en
june. we spoke with a man from san francisco. he said the current language in the defense of marriage act is unconstitutional. >> if california says or if new york says or d.c. says you are married and the federal government steps in and says sorry, you're not. >> reporter: the doors to the supreme court open in 30 minutes and people are already in line waiting to get inside. and then the oral arguments are scheduled to get under way at 7:00 a.m. pacific and they will last until about 9:00 a.m. pacific. of course we have team coverage out here this morning. we'll be checking in with you every hour. for now we are reporting live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >> as kyla told you the oral arguments will begin in two hours from right now. ktvu david stevenson will be inside the supreme court courtroom this morning. coming up at 5:15 david will give us his insider perspective on the hearings. >>> bay area transit leaders will hold a special meeting today to discuss the latest construction problem on the new bay bridge. kt
fronts but it all started nine years ago here in the bay area. it started here in san francisco eagled city hall where a band of officials took the step of challenging a law they were expected to enforce. february 12th. 2004 the mayor ordered the approval of marriage licenses to people of the same sex. cheering and angering many. now he said it started when he heard the president's 2004 state of the union address. >> the president said that he supported a congressional amendment to ban same sex marriage. all the sudden two days, three days later there were lines outside city hall, i remember driving, around the corner, my mouth dropped saying what's going on? >> the next day a sacramento man filed suit to stop the marriages. >> someone had to hold newsom who violated his oath and state law, someone had to haled him responsible. >> reporter: the city attorney led the legal charge for san francisco. he recalls giving his legal counsel to the mayor. >> we put a team on it to look at it free every angle. >> the court issued a cease and desist order and invalidated the marriages that h
. san francisco fire investigators are calling the four-alarm fire suspicious. it damaged three buildings early this morning. the fire started at 1:00 a.m. near third street. it quickly spread to two neighboring buildings. 20 people are now working with the red cross to find somewhere else to live. >>> and spring training is winding down and the giants will be back in action at home in san francisco tomorrow night. right now at&t park, the field crew is busy getting things ready for the exhibition game. they host the oakland a's. the giants execs spent timesharing what is in store for the season. it that includes new food at the ballpark. officials say it's just a taste of the yearlong celebration set for the fans of the world championship giants. >> when you get to the winter months, you can't wait to get together again, and it's really truly, we have a game here tomorrow night. opening day is right around the corner. fans can't wait to get in the ballpark, smell the garlic fries and start enjoying baseball. >> no, they can't. tomorrow night's game starts at 7:15. friday night'
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we're following developing news in san francisco where a man was struck and killed by a bart train. officials say if appeared the man jumped into the train. bart is still single tracking trains through the area which is causing major delays along the s.f.o. directions. >>> a man pleaded not guilty today to murder. 77-year-old dallas airs died. it happened in january outside of the montgomery bart station in san francisco where ayers worked for 30 years. >>> a san jose man was charged in alleged debt reduction scheme. santa clara county prosecutor said robert childs ran -- investigators say he required participants to pay up front fee 50% of their debt to sign up for the service. officials say childs has been convicted twice before. >>> an 8-year-old girl left the hospital today a day after she was shot in the leg by an arrow. here's a picture of that crossbow arrow that was released by uc berkeley police. just about an hour ago, the family of nadine harrison gave us permission to use these pictures that shows the little girl on the left and the arrow and
are mostly back on schedule tonight after a fatal accident. patty lee is live in san francisco where a man was hit by a bart train. >> reporter: it shut the station down for nearly two hours, and it had a domino effect. causing delays that stretched through the evening. the closure of the bart station at glen park led to frustration, and confusion. >> i have no idea what's going on. >> reporter: the problem started with an incident an the glen park station. >> we had a report of an individual that jumped in front of a train. upon arrival, we had a stopped train, we did a search of an area underneath it, and indeed found an individual. >> reporter: the city warned riders of delays. trains headed to daly city were turned back at 24th street. for more than an hour, trains did not stop at glen park. >> pretty far to the next bart station. >> i'm still trying to figure out what i'm going to do. >> reporter: camden green thought about calling a cab. >> i was getting ready to call my boss and inform them i was going to be late. >> reporter: just after 6:00, glen park's station reopened, and relie
but no major delays from it. into san francisco. the san mateo bridge looking for a good. out towards foster city. and the golden gate, no problems to report as for public transportation? we could see some delays on the muni t line. because of a four- alarm fire we could have delays because of the debt. >> delays because of that -- fire. --thank you, erica. >> on to our top story this morning. the golden gate bridge has *officially gone automatic. as of midnight, the last toll taker has left the toll plaza and the last car to pay a toll. drove through the gates. kron four's jackie sissel joins us live from the golden gate bridge with an update. jackie? >> good morning, anny. we will see how everything will work out with no stopping! there are no toll takers. i can tell you are around 20- 30 minutes ago and i saw one cargo through. the car did stop. and locked. they have been putting up electronic signs and black tape/paper over the glass sections of the toll collection booths. if you have not signed up? do not worry, they will already have your license plate number and send you something in
they can mary. >>> the san francisco fire investigators want to snow i ka massive blaze was started on purpose. investigators heard some talk about the origin of the fire but have no direct evidence yet about the cause. at least the 20 residents of the apartment buildings had to run for their lives including the owner of the building. >> i was standing out front and this young lady told me that it is a fire in the garbage chute and when i went around there it was just too far gone. >> two firefighters suffered minor injuries. damage is estimated in the millions of dollars. >>> an investigation is underway tonight after a bart train struck and killed a man just before 4:00 this afternoon when a richmond bart train hit the man who ended up underneath the train at the glen park station in san francisco. schiansky 7 hd was over the tr. the station did reopen around 6:00 and is service is now running back on schedule. >>> a technology turnaround underway. what is behind the business boost and a local company bringing dozens of manufacturing jobs back to silicon valley. >> and the look of
for san francisco 60s in fremont. the warmer places in concord, livermore about five, 10 degrees cooler. and wet weather on tuesday >> coming up at eight. a crazy car crash --- how a california couple accidentally ended up on the roof of somebody's house. then -- severe weather wreaking havoc across parts of the u-s. it even forced the cancellation of a major sporting event. and at 8-30. the memorial for a young teenager, killed on a northern california race- track. kron4 was there the emotional event. the news at eight continues next. >> authorities say there are no reports of damage after a four-point-three-magnitude earthquake hit eureka this morning. the u-s geological survey says the quake hit about 39 miles southwest of eureka. by the oregon border. a u-s-g-s seismologist says the quake was recorded in an area that is subject to earthquakes. >> a glendale couple was cruising around.when the couple's car went airborne and landed on a neighbor's house. galnia wynn says she and her husband were coming down a hill.but couldn't stop their car as they turned the corner. when she opened
with a look at how it all started. the week of valentine's day, 2004, newly elected san francisco mayor gavin newsom, boldly, some said recklessly orders to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. >> we reignited a fundamental debate. >> scott: outside city hall, gays and lesbians lines up around the block. about 4,000 couples tied the knot. it was not to last. at the urging of then governor schwarzenegger, the supreme court stopped the marriages. over the years, it snaked its way through the judicial system. in 2008, ruling banning gay unions violated the state constitution. it cannot be denied based on it. >> so goes the rest of the nation. it's inevitable. this door's wide open now. it's going to happen. whether you like it or not. >> scott: the ruling triggered a wave of joyful weddings this time across the state. including the celebrated union of two long time lesbian activists together since the 1950s. it infuriated millions for proposition 8 to amend the california constitution and restore marriage to opposite-sex couples only. on the same night californians voted barack obama in
>>> we're live in san francisco where two dozen people are evacuated from some apartments in the bayview because of a fire. why neighbors say it can be traced to an ongoing dispute with a landlord and garbage chute. >>> day two of the same-sex marriage hearings are getting underway right now. right now, the critical case the supreme court will review this morning. >>> a problem on the bay bridge. find out if that will affect the scheduled opening on labor day. >> reporter: and we're live on the bridge where there are no more humane toll takers. we'll tell you what you can expect as you drive across it. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 27th. >>> we're following developing news in san francisco that we first told you about at 4:30. firefighters are still cleaning up after an early-morning fire on third and mckinnon in the bayview district. tara moriarty is there. and tara, some residents say this fire was intentionally set? >> reporter: that's what they believe. they say the landlord had an ongoing dispute with one of the te
on opposing sides central to the battle over marriage in san francisco and their reaction to today's hearing. > an argument about equal justice and equal application of the law. >> if it's determined that the initiative passed by voters can be vetoed by government officials it was designed to -- that would be a perhaps a fatal blew to the process. >> reporter: another look outside the supreme court. this was the first of two major hearings on same sex marriage. tomorrow they will hear arguments about the federal defense of marriage act. reporting live. >> tomorrow the court will hear the oral arguments. the preses approved the 1996 federal law defining marriage between a plan and woman. then they will meet later this week to vote on each case. written rulings probably won't be released until the end of the term in june. >> san francisco mayor said today he hopes the court makes the right decision. >> i as a former civil rights attorney and also now as mayor, but also just as an individual who kind of doesn't want to see barriers to people mar
in the bay area. off the bay bridge season starts tonight in san francisco. we will have the details coming up. >> we're also watching bay area weather this morning. rain is headed our way. how it could affect your easter weekend. a check of the forecast will be in just a bit, but first let's send it over to the traffic center with george. >> the back up is no longer content went to build but it is at the toll plaza. the drive time is now 20 minutes for the bay bridge. if you're coming from the macarthur mayes if you're coming from the mimic freeway. >> we are waking up to scatters sprinkles. here's a look at storm tracker 4. we also saw some light rain for the embarcadero. you may need to use your windshield wipers as you head into work or school. off the temperatures are mainly in the '50s. look for a mix of sun and clouds for the afternoon. satellite radar shows activity is being asked to issue. we will have full details of your easter weekend coming up. >> we have been following this developing story where police say a driver in a stolen car races toward some officer and he had to open
, there are no toll collectors out there. ktvu's brian flores is there in san francisco to show us how drivers are adjusting to the -- there you are -- the all- electric toll system. how is it? any problems so far? >> reporter: so far so good. this marks a new era for the golden gate bridge. cars moving through at about 25 miles per hour. but technology has definitely taken over the iconic structure as tolls will no longer be collected physically here at the bridge. around midnight, the last human toll taker left her booth from a small group of people. for the first time, tolls across the bridge will be taken through prepaying, transponders or scanners that will gather your license plate and you will get a bill later in the mail. the golden gate bring authority says the move stream lines costs and traffic at the time, thus eliminating the need for a human toll taker. before they left, they were given gifts and thank yous as well. we talked to a few of them who say this is emotional. in terms of today, there's issues that the chp is noticing on this first day
on the national and local fronts. joining me on the news panel are carolyn said, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, venturebeat reporter. and andrew ross, "san francisco chronicle" columnist. earlier this evening president obama signed an order triggering automatic cuts in federal spending. this is because congress and the president failed to reach a deficit reduction deal. andrew, let's begin with you. how is california affected specifically? >> of all the states, california is affected in dollar terms the most. something like $3 billion to $4 billion this year out of total, at least, of an $85 billion first-year cut. the military is taking the biggest cut. california has a major military presence. mostly in southern california, but also, of course, in northern california around sacramento, and around monterey. that's going to be hit really hard, too. $87 million worth at least of education cuts, which means secondary education, some primary education, plus head-start, plus special education, there are all sorts of cuts coming through. will it affect the overall recovery i
with information is asked to contact the oakland police department. >> san francisco glen park bart station is reopened. it initially shut down for two hours after a person was hit by a train and killed. this is video from our partnership with abc seven news. the person was struck around 4 yesterday afternoon. the victim died at the scene just a few minutes later. authorities are investigating why the person was on the northbound track to begin with. >> milpitas police arrest a man in connection with a bank robbery earlier this month. 32 year-old hunter thompson is suspected of robbing a chase bank in north milpitas boulevard on march night. police say thompson allegedly walked into the bank with a gun and handed a bank teller a note demanding money. the teller handed over cast after the suspect fled. ththompson was located in arrested and emeryville on tuesday. police say thompson also may be responsible for bank robbers in san francisco, redwood city and palo alto. >> napa police are investigating whether a man who died after being found engulfed in flames on a pedestrian overpass was the
licenses at san francisco city hall as they have every year since 2004. they were turned away. >> it affects us in so many ways in our every day life. what we want is to be treated fairly. >> scott: i spoke with lieutenant governor gavin newsom recently about what compelled him to take a leading role in the gay marriage debate nine years ago. >> thanks for having me. >> scott: take us back to 2004. the marriage licenses began to be issued in san francisco. you had just gotten into office. what got into you? >> i went to the state of the union. nancy pelosi made a terrible mistake by giving me her husband's ticket to watch the state of the union. i was listening to the issues of the day. abstinence and drug testing. he would fulfill his private commitments now made public to ban same-sex marriage. it occurred to me at that moment that we had to respond as mayor of san francisco, it was an obligation. >> scott: you just decided, i think it was a thursday or friday and people started lining up. it seems to have come on suddenly. what conversation did you have with the city attorn
for their lives in the middle of the night in san francisco's bayview district. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. that fire injured firefighters and displaced nearly two dozen people. amy hollyfield is at the scene. amy, what are investigators saying about a cause? >> reporter: they say it could have been a malicious act. they questioned someone who heard from someone that they saw something. firefighters say it's not a strong lead, but they are following up on it. it is still early. whatever caused this fire, it did millions of dollars of damage. the fire spread quickly and was aggressive, traveling to three biddle before firefighters could get here. people sleeping woke up and felt a mixture of fear and shock. >> oh, my gosh! wow. you know what, it was so big it was going -- i could see it billowing over to my window, you know. and it was just, wow, humongous. >> reporter: the fire caused significant damage to three buildings. water from the firefighters' hoses flooded the first floor of two other buildings. firefighters determined that the fire started in between t
weekend. san francisco giants returned to at&t parkings it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, it is thursday march 28th, i am brian flores in for dave clark. >> we are looking at rain overnight, how long will it last? >> maybe towards the weekend we will have some mild conditions, mid-50s some clouds and for a lot of cloud cover, mild conditions, mid-60s to near 70s. >>> burlingame, we have a traffic alert blocking three lanes -- pardon me, i had to cough. the traffic is going to be slow as you pass burl game and -- burlingame and san mateo. we recommend you use 280 as an alternate route and wet weather may have been the cause of it but we do have wet weather around the bay area. san francisco is investigating an early morning car accident which happened just after 2:30 a.m. just before lake street. a young man knocked down a fence and a light pole before flipping on his roof. the driver had minor injuries and all lanes are now clear and you can see they took awhile to get
buildings in san francisco's bayview district is suspicious. the fire started about 1:00 this morning in a two-story house near third street and quickly spread to two neighboring buildings. no residents injured but 20 people were displaced. many say they were awakened by an explosion. >> i went to the front room and i seen the fire trucks and i went to my son's bedroom which is in the middle and i see all these barreling toward our apartment complex. i was like, wow. so i end up running back to the bedroom. i think i was more or less shocked but not fear. >> two firefighters suffered minor injuries battling that fire. >>> it was no ordinary mission for san jose's s.w.a.t. team. an emotional scene at a local hospital as the s.w.a.t. officers help a sick child realize his dream, and they are stepping up, too, with hopes of saving his life. >> reporter: there's a lot of confusion at the golden gate bridge. i'll explain why and what bridge official s a officials are doing about it. >>> and the shovel term that will lead to a huge change in san francisco's skyline, the landmarked tire is o
elite silicon valley markets in some parts of san francisco, like pacific heights, they are actually above their peak values. these are places where the median home prices may be $3 million and now it's $3.5 million. the reason is deep pocketed people from tech industry. newly minted millionaires who they also have a lot of cash to spend and they want to be near silicon valley or near the buses to google or in the premiere parts in san francisco. >> is the new home construction business getting better, or are we still talking about mostly about existing homes in the competition? >> at the moment it's a little more existing homes. the bay area is constrained, especially san francisco and the closer in counties has always been there just isn't that much land to build. new home construction is slowly ramping up. that's hugely important for the economy because during the downturn, 2 million construction workers nationwide lost their jobs and those were good paying union jobs for skilled tradespeople. most of them did not get back to work in construction jobs. so, you know, it would reall
. supporters of same sex marriage gathering in san francisco as the supreme court hears a legal challenge to california's proposition eight. >> "same-sex couples are considered second rate, different, unequal, and not okay" >> pam: kron four has the arguments. the reaction from the court and analysis of how well teach side made its case. our team coverage starts now with kron 4's dan kerman. dan. >> reporter: as expected the court seemed divided on the issue. liberal members of the court appearing to not buy the argument that marriage is about procreation and as such should not be afforded to same sex couples. the court released audio of the hearing. and here is an exchange on the procreation topic between the justices and prop 8 attorney charles cooper. >> there are lots of people that get married that cannot have her children. to have a state that allows ado what is te justification? >> the concern is that they are defining marriage as a gender. will separate its abiding connection to its historic appropriation and it will refocus the definition of marriage away from the raising of chil
from san francisco now where a little girl and her grandmother were hit by a garbage truck. the accident happened at broadway and the embarcadero around 7:30 this morning. abc 7 news was first on scene there. police say the truck was making a right turn at the foot of broadway when the woman and child were hit. the driver stopped and is cooperating with police. the woman and her granddaughter were taken to the hospital. their injuries don't appear to be life-threatening. >>> a contra costa county sheriff's deputy is recovering after his patrol car flipped on its side. the officer was responding to a call just before midnight on richmond parkway in unincorporated san pablo. officials say the deputy swerved to avoid another vehicle at san pablo avenue and hit the center median. he suffered minor injuries but is expected to be fine. >>> a meeting this morning focusing on the safety of the new eastern span of the bay bridge after 30 giant metal bolts snapped and broke. a caltrans camera shows a live picture of the construction as officials meet to discuss new safety concerns ju
him off. police are still looking for the guy. >>> in san francisco at the san francisco zoo they released new video of the sumatran tiger cub. the animal was born last month and received a clean bill of health. for now the zoo plans to limit public viewing to a few hours each week. >>> to sports, the chicago bulls were the team that finally ended miami's winning streak. the heat won 27 games in a row but chicago got the better of lebron james and his teammates for a 101-97 victory. the heat record is the second longest in the history of american major pro sports behind only the 33 straight by the lakers, 1971 to 1972. >>> a judge in south africa says paralympic run arer oscar pistorius can leave the country to compete in track meets but with conditions. pistorius is charged with killing his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. >>> the stadium in rio de janeiro is closed for safety reasons. engineers found structural damage in some parts of the six-year-old stadium. >>> in college basketball the ncaa tournament resumes today with the sweet 16. in the east region number one seed india
're following developing news in san francisco where a man was struck and killed by a bart train. officials say if appeared the man jumped into the train. bart is still single tracking trains through the area which is causing major delays along the s.f.o. directions. >>> a man pleaded not guilty today to murder. 77-year-old dallas airs died. it happened in january outside of the montgomery bart station in san francisco where ayers worked for 30 years. >>> a san jose man was charged in alleged debt reduction scheme. santa clara county prosecutor said robert childs ran -- investigators say he required participants to pay up front fee 50% of their debt to sign up for the service. officials say childs has been convicted twice before. >>> an 8-year-old girl left the hospital today a day after she was shot in the leg by an arrow. here's a picture of that crossbow arrow that was released by uc berkeley police. just about an hour ago, the family of nadine harrison gave us permission to use these pictures that shows the little girl on the left and the arrow and
-old boy killed on a racetrack near sacramento last weekend. >>> plus, a first for san francisco police. they say they have never caught this many people vandalizing property like this before. >>> and we'll hear from the winners of today's oakland marathon. why the men's division champ waved off congratulations. >>> and we had nice weather for that to wrap up the weekend. and as you head back to work or school tomorrow morning, you'll find low clouds, a little bit of mist out there as the marine layer sweeps back. in we do, though have, bigger changes in the seven-day forecast, which will toss some spring showers our way. we'll show you when we come right back. >>> more incidents and more airlines getting fined. >> there is no resolution. >> the loophole that allows airlines to underreport missing pets. the investigative unit monday at 11:00 on nbc bay area news. >>> a new tribute unveiled today for the victims of the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. the dedication took place at the bethany presbyterian church right after palm sunday services. community members painted the mural dep
like rain sunday, showers monday and then clearing. >>> the world san francisco giants are returning for a series against the a's. we will hear more on what we can expect, another world series championship would be great, right? >> reporter: a lot of players were tweeting grad to be back in the bay certainly excited for a little baseball tonight and we are live at at&t parkings weather is great and yesterday everybody got to go inside for media day and there was a chance for larry bear, the team ceo just to give you an idea of what you can expect and they have been rolling with tickets here. this is the game we played and we have championship trophies, if you are waiting to see if those are going to be on display. social media seems to be the big focus. they are boasting social media centers and if you have been there, it used to be that will not be open for a little bit and we have opening day until another week but tonight, certainly 7:15, it gets everyone excited for the season ahead and whether you are a giants' fans or not, it is
will cluinclude some sunshine -- with 40's and 50's for the bay area. 60s in concord, san francisco your kron 4 7 day around the bay has and possibly a few sprinkles. >> taking a look at the box office numbers from the weekend. the caveman comedy "the croods" takes the numer one spot earning an estimated 44-point-seven million dollars. in the number two spot, ""oylmpus has fallen" starring gerard butler. earning an estimated 30- point-five million dollars in it's opening weekend. in it's opening weekend. an [ female announcer ] the one for all. mcdonald's dollar menu, home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar. everyday, as always, there's a lot to love for a little on mcdonald's dollar menu. >> welcome back. top stories we are following on this monday morning. jackie has been following this on changes on the bay bridge. >> yes just prea these were the will have all electronic tolls. with no more s
-- skyscraper is going up in san francisco. officials broke ground today on the new transbay terminal at fremont and mission street. the 60 story tower rise next to the transbay terminal. this tower when done will be the tallest structure on the west coast. >> with this, what you see and when arrive in san francisco a super rapid change from los angeles or san diego, you'll be in this tower. >> spite the -- despite the height the building will allow fresh air into each site. >> the state of california filed suit today against you. and everyone else in the world. it's a strike against the lawsuits they expect to be filed targeting high speed rail project. suit filed on behalf of the high speed rail authorities names defendants in all persons interested covering everyone on earth, whoever is on the international space station as well. states sue now or forever hold your peace. construction is supposed to get underway this summer. >> coming up tonight women in combat. positive affect it could have on broken system of military justice allowing sex predators to go free. >> governor brown wants feds t
their apartment. it took crews a few hours to control these flames in san francisco's bay view district. two firefighters did get hurt. one fell off a ladder. the other suffered minor smoke inhalation. both are expected to be okay. >>> a slight chance of rain in the forecast. meteorologist christina loren, i can see the clouds behind you. >> they are thickening up. marla, good morning to you. live look here. of course, the bay bridge. sliver of sunshine here. we will notice the clouds increasing, getting darker throughout the day. nonetheless, highs are really comfortable. 67 in livermore. 66 in san jose. 65 in gilroy, taking you through the next few hours, we'll stay nice and dry until this evening. stopped the clock on your future cast, between 2:00 and 6:00. showers mostly developing in the north bay. thursday we have a better chance. friday a bit of a break. that will warm us up to 75 degrees. saturday and sunday, our chances really ramp up. sunday, yes, for easter, we'll see a little bit of rain at the very least easter morning. 7:27. it's rush hour. let's see how we're doing with mike.
francisco tomorrow drizly and foggy in the morning. slight chance of shower for livermore and san jose. mid 60s for palo alto and union city. mid to upper 60s with chance of shower and low 60s for sauce sauce tomorrow. extepided forecast. friday we're dry. rain is back on saturday. monday we have some showers, too. >> all right. wet weekend. >> about tienl. >> bring the egg hunt inside. >> thanks, paul. >>> coming up, stepping on a scale before you fly, but is that charge passengers that way? ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, fly. now there's a new idea.. to get you to pay a little more. first, you'll have to step the scale... a study by a norwegian professor suggests airlines should make passengers pay the pound.. and self-declare their weight, when they booa ducing the arjs study bay professor suggests airlines should make passengers pay by the pound and self-declare their weight when they pook a ticket. he says reducing the weight on a plane by two pounds will save 3 thousand tlrs a year in fuel. >>> some would say discriminatory, but because i am economics it is not discriminatory. >> uong it's going
will be in the mid 60s. 50s. the bay and san francisco would also 50s high oakland 60s and your kron 4 7 day around the bay tuesday, cop and sunshine. wednesday, with some light showers possible and slightly heavier rain on thursday. but that chance persists for the weekendand remember you can watch the weather forecast whenever it is convenient for you on our 24/7 bay area news channel. you can also get headlines and live traffic. it's on comcast 193 and you can also watch it live on kron4.com. >> a massive rainstorm blows through central florida. and with it comes heavy rains and destruction. you are looking at a time lapse video of that very storm over orlando. as you can see wave after wave of rain sweeps through the city. many florida residents are spending today cleaning up after that heavy rainstorm. alex hill takes a closer look at the damage that the rain left in its wake. >> "all you heard was wind whipping and the next thing we know, we heard the tree crackling out front and everything just went black." >> reporter: minutes later, mark brummels front yard looked like this. and his was fa
pedroski of san francisco. she writes in an online commentary that she's a lesbian. she hopes to soon get married if the supreme court permits it. brian? >> pete williams at the court where the excitement starts tomorrow. pete, thanks. >>> in colorado springs today, a public me toirl service for the state's prison director, tom clements, shot to death last week as he answered the door at his home. governor john hickenlooper called clements a voice of wisdom and reason. we learned late today the bullets that killed clements came from a gun found along with former colorado inmate evan ebel who died in a police chase in texas two days after the shooting. >>> this comes after a growing debate this weekend on gun control with new york city mayor michael bloomberg right in the middle of it. he is using his own money -- and he's a billionaire -- to finance an ad campaign for universal background checks for gun purchases. that got under way today. our report tonight from nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: he's got one of the biggest personal bankrolls in america. >> this year there will be 12,000 peopl
mount tamalpais in the north bay. now a live look at downtown san francisco. cloudy skies - some light rain just a short time ago. jaqueline bennet is standing by in the kron4 weather center. she's tracking this stormy weather. >> jacqueline: we have seen some light showers and you can see from the san mateo bridge is dry. another live look from the golden gate bridge also low visibility. we have only seen a few showers hit or miss. we saw some in san francisco. as we take a look at stormtracker 4 radar. no returns but that could change for tomorrow. some showers over the sierra and to the south of us but stormy weather expected for tomorrow. temperatures not that bad. portions of the inland valleys. 60s in oakland and 50's closer to the coast. it will stay mild but it will be mostly cloudy tonight. the chance of spotty showers and those are mainly for the north bay. more widespread rainfall for this weekend. >> pam: and a quick check on the wednesday commute traffic. ahead of the stormy. you are looking live from the golden gate, bay and san mateo bridges. no major problems to report
connection. >> expected in the audience jean padraski of san francisco and her partner shsms a lesbian cousin of chief justice john roberts. she said i feel confident that society is become more accepting of humanity of same-sex couples and the sim truth we deserve dignity, respect and equality under the law. >> stephen: that is going be one awkward thanksgiving. may i have mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes are are those two things too similar to share a plate and ruin your thanksgiving values. even though they taste great together and are perfect for each other. if anyone needs me, i'll be in the car. it's four four which means the entire future of marriage in this country rests with justice anthony kennedy the man who declared in citizens united that corporations are people with constitutional rights. i pray he doesn't do something rash like declaring homosexuals people with constitutional rights. [cheers and applause] folks, the decision will not be handed down for months so there's no way to know what the court will decide. here to tell me what the court will decide is slate senior edito
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